Buying Property in South Africa

South Africa has one of the best Deeds Registries Systems in the world, which makes it very safe to purchase and sell property in this country. The Estate Agent is involved extensively whilst choosing a property and concluding a Deed of Sale. Once you find a suitable property,...

Steps Taken to Effect Transfer of Property

1. Receive instructions to attend to the transfer. 2. Request the original title deed, original mortgage bond and the cancellation figures from the existing bond holder. The cancellation figure is the amount which the existing bondholder requires to be paid before it will cancel...

What is Conveyancing?

In law, conveyancing is the transfer of legal title of property from one person to another, or the granting of an encumbrance such as a mortgage or a lien. The term conveyancing may also be used in the context of the movement of bulk commodities or other products such as water,...